On 6th September, Shen Wai International School successfully held “The Beauty of the Chinese Traditional Instrument” concert in the SWIS Theater.
In order to enrich students’ after school life and to lead them to learn and appreciate the essence of the Chinese traditional culture, SWIS established its first PYP Chinese Ensemble and received warm response from the parents and students.
SWIS is delighted and honored to invite Shenzhen’s famous Erhu professor Ms. Hongwei Liu to take charge of SWIS Erhu after school activity this year. Ms. Liu gave a presentation on Erhu and showcased her fantastic skills which made a great impression on the audience. SWIS Student Dance Team presented an interdisciplinary performance with Ms. Evelyn Zhang, Conductor of SWIS PYP Chinese Ensemble & Pipa teacher. The performance was a feast for both the eyes and ears.
Parent representatives shared their excitement and gratefulness to the school: “Our sincere thanks go to SWIS for providing the best teaching and learning platform and resources for our children. We would like to encourage more expatriate families to learn to appreciate the beauty of Chinese traditional Music. ” The conductor of MYP Chinese Ensemble—-Ms. Fritha Jameson showed the audience photos of their ensemble performances over the past years and expressed her wish to build a strong connection between the PYP and MYP Chinese Ensemble groups.
The concert ended with the beautiful melody “Chrysanthemum Terrace” jointely performed by Ms. Hongwei Liu and Ms. Evelyn Zhang. The audience was thrilled with their performance and applauded enthusiastically.
SWIS Board Director Mr. Guoxiang Gong and School Director Ms. Ally Wu attended the concert and sent their congratulations on the establishment of the PYP Chinese Ensemble. They encourage the students to embark on their musical journey with the Ensemble and wish the Ensemble a successful future.
家长们也非常兴奋和骄傲，表示感恩SWIS给孩子们提供了如此宝贵的资源和平台，让孩子们从小有机会去了解和学习中国传统民族乐器。家长代表在现场建议和鼓励在中国生活的外籍学生家庭更多地了解和学习博大精深的中国民族音乐。 中学部民乐团指挥—-Ms. fritha Jameson随后向观众展示了中学部民乐团近年来的演出成果，提出了小学部和中学部民乐团的持续衔接性，鼓励小学部的学生们认真学习民乐。
About Shen Wai International School
Shen Wai International School (SWIS) is located in the beautiful scenery of the Shenzhen Bay. SWIS covers a floor area of 24,000 m2 with a construction area of 42,000 m2 and is equipped with extensive first class facilities. It serves children of the expatriate community who work in Shenzhen and children who are permanent residents of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. The school altogether has 54 classrooms with a capacity of hosting 1,080 Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12 students in total. Its refined style of architecture, green and picturesque campus and modern facilities and equipment make the school an attractive place to learn.
SWIS aims to provide distinctive high-quality education to students by employing talented expat teachers and introducing distinctive curriculum, teaching models, and management patterns. Teachers are recruited from diverse backgrounds and form a highly skilled, hardworking team who keep the learning and well-being of their students as the primary focus. Education provided by the school covers pre-kindergarten to middle school. The teaching will be in small classes led by certified expat international school teachers with international teaching experience.
As a CIS and WASC accredited and an IB World School for the Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme. SWIS follows a high-quality international curriculum and provides essential traditional Chinese language and culture courses as well. By conducting its multi-level and extensive international cooperation and exchange, SWIS aims to introduce leading education philosophy and experience for achieving its objective of cultivating truly global citizens who can bravely step out into the world with an open mind and make a difference.
深圳外国语学校国际部是深圳首所同时获得CIS和WASC双认证的学校, 学校教学采用IB国际课程，为幼儿四岁至十二年级学生提供优质国际教育。我校已获得IB PYP（小学课程）, IB MYP（中学课程），以及IB DP（大学预科课程）认证，是EARCOS和ACAMIS的成员学校。学校的教学以探究式为特点，追求卓越。学校鼓励学生在他们的学习中成为积极的参与者，诚邀家长作为学校大集体的成员共享学校的生活。